2020 edition of Annual Seminar on Extradition canceled

The annual seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant has attracted over 100 extradition experts since 2016 (programs in Oxford and Lake Iseo, Italy) and is now a well-established tradition for extradition experts around the world. In 2020, the seminar was canceled due to the COVID19 pandemic. It […]

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Maffei’s Book on International Extradition published in 2019

The book includes a paper on the key concepts of extradition law and practice (double criminality, speciality principle, ne bis in idem, assurances) and the typical course of an international extradition case. It then outlines the 30 most famous cases of extradition in history (from Assange to Puidgemont, from Eichmann to Battisti). Dr Stefano Maffei is an academic lawyer at the University of Parma […]

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Japan requests extradition of former-Nissan boss from Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn, the former head of automobile giants Nissan and Renault, is arguably the most famous fugitive in 2020. Ghosn had been under house arrest in Japan after posting $14 million in bail, before making a dramatic and mysterious escape from the country in December 2019.  He was awaiting trial on charges […]

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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested -for failing to surrender to the court- at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He stayed there for seven years, in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped. Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno said it withdrew […]

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